Renew Your Commitment to God
on November 20th, 2019
Then Joshua built on Mount Ebal an altar to the LORD, the God of Israel, as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded the Israelites.   . . . an altar of uncut stones, on which no iron tool had been used. On it they offered to the LORD burnt offerings.There, in the presence of the Israelites, Joshua wrote on stones a copy of the law of Moses.All the Israelites,  with their elders, officials and ...  Read More
Don't Invite Sin Into Your Camp.
on November 19th, 2019
But the Israelites were unfaithful in regard to the devoted things; Achan . . . took some of them. So the LORD's anger burned against Israel. Now Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai . . . and told them, "Go up and spy out the region."  . . . When they returned to Joshua, they said, "Not all the army will have to go up against Ai.  . . . So about three thousand went up; but they were routed by the m...  Read More
Your Jericho Wall Will Fall
on November 18th, 2019
Now the gates of Jericho were securely barred because of the Israelites. No one went out and no one came in. Then the LORD said to Joshua, "See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and fighting men. March around the city once with all the armed (fighting) men. Do this for six days.  . . . On the seventh day, march around the city seven times, with the priests blowing the ...  Read More
No More Reproach
on November 17th, 2019
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, "Make flint knives and circumcise the Israelites again." So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the Israelites at Gibeath Haaraloth.Now this is why he did so: All those who came out of Egypt -- all the men of military age -- died in the wilderness on the way after leaving Egypt. All the people that came out had been circumcised, but all the people born in...  Read More
Erect A Memorial
on November 16th, 2019
When the whole nation had finished crossing the Jordan, the LORD said to Joshua, "Choose twelve men from among the people, one from each tribe, and tell them to take up twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan, from right where the priests are standing, and carry them over with you and put them down at the place where you stay tonight." . . . In the future, when your children ask you, 'What do ...  Read More
God Will Part Your Jordan
on November 15th, 2019
And the LORD said to Joshua, "Today I will begin to exalt you in the eyes of all Israel, so they may know that I am with you as I was with Moses. Tell the priests who carry the ark of the covenant: "When you reach the edge of the Jordan's waters, go and stand in the river.' "    . . . "And as soon as the priests who carry the ark of the LORD -- the LORD of all the earth -- set foot in the Jordan, ...  Read More
Be Kind - Even To The "Undeserving."
on November 14th, 2019
Before the spies lay down for the night, she went up on the roof and said to them, "I know the LORD has given you this land...Now then, please swear to me by the LORD that you will show kindness to my family because I have shown kindness to you. Give me a sure sign that you will show kindness to my father and mother, my brothers and sisters, and all who belong to them - and that you will save us f...  Read More
Follow The Ark
on November 13th, 2019
Early the next morning Joshua and all the Israelites set out from Shittim and went to the Jordan, where they camped before crossing over. After three days the officers went through the camp, giving orders to the people: "When you see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the Levitical priests carrying it, you are to move out of your positions and follow it. Then you will know which way...  Read More
The Blood of Jesus -- The Only Means of Salvation
on November 12th, 2019
Now the men had said to her, "This oath you made us swear will not be binding on us unless, when we enter the land, you have tied this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down, and unless you have brought your father and mother, your brothers and all your family into your house. If any of them go outside your house into the street, their blood will be on their own heads; we will no...  Read More
Saved By The Scarlet Cord
on November 11th, 2019
Now the men had said to her, "This oath you made us swear will not be binding on us unless, when we enter the land, you have tied this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down, and unless you have brought your father and mother, your brothers and all your family into your house. If any of them go outside your house into the street, their blood will be on their own heads; we will no...  Read More
What Are The Chances?
on November 10th, 2019
Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim. "Go, look over the land," he said, "especially Jericho." So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there.  . . . Before the spies lay down for the night, she went up on the roof and said to them, "I know the LORD has given you this land and that a great fear of you has fallen on us . . . Give me a sure si...  Read More
We Are With You All The Way
on November 9th, 2019
So Joshua ordered the officers of the people:  "Go through the camp and tell the people, 'Get your provisions ready. Three days from now you will cross the Jordan here to go in and take possession of the land the LORD your God is giving you for your own.' "  . . . Then they answered Joshua, "Whatever you have commanded us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go.   . . . Only may the LORD y...  Read More
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